Final Fantasy XIV News

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Final Fantasy XV - 7 hours ago

Final Fantasy XIV quest Adventurer from Another World arrives in Final Fantasy XV

It has been in the works for a long time, but the collaboration between Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV has finally begun. A new quest titled "Adventurer from Another World" is now available in Final Fantasy XV via a free update. ...

Final Fantasy XIV - 13 days ago

Final Fantasy XIV team look back at five years of the title with Part 1: A Realm Reborn

With Final Fantasy XIV celebrating its 5th anniversary earlier this year since its relaunch in 2013, core members of the Final Fantasy XIV team have discussed the development of the game since the decision to remake it. This includes pro...

Final Fantasy XIV - 26 days ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.5 - A Requiem for Heroes begins January

Square Enix has announced that the first part of Patch 4.5 is coming to Final Fantasy XIV in early January 2019. This will be followed by the second part in late March 2019 that will conclude the Stormblood storyline. But it...


Final Fantasy XIV - 29 days ago

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers coming early Summer 2019

Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has announced at Fan Fest 2018 that the third expansion for the MMO will be titled Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers and will launch in early Summer 2019. This expansion will bring a new ...

Final Fantasy XV - 1 month ago

Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV finally kick off their collaboration event on December 12

Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV will finally kick off their collaboration event on December 12, 2018. A new in-game quest for Final Fantasy XV called "Adventurer from Another World" will be added as a free update. It...

Final Fantasy XIV - 3 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4 launches September 18

Square Enix has announced that Patch 4.4 of Final Fantasy XIV will launch on September 18, 2018. Titled Prelude in Violet, it will continue the main questline and challenge players with the final chapter in the Omega raid series...

Final Fantasy XIV - 4 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV surpasses 14 million total players as the game celebrates its 5th anniversary

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV has surpassed 14 million total players worldwide as it celebrates its 5th anniversary since its relaunch in 2013. Producer/director Naoki Yoshida has shared a message in response to this which you can read below. Although the original FINAL FANTASY XIV failed to meet expectations,...

Final Fantasy XIV - 4 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Companion App finally available

Square Enix has finally launched the Final Fantasy XIV Companion App for iOS and Android worldwide via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store respectively. It is available in English, French, German and Japanese and will require at least iOS 9.0 or Android 5.0. It will allow you to chat with...

Final Fantasy XIV - 4 months ago

Naoki Yoshida shares message ahead of A Realm Reborn's 5th anniversary

Ahead of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's 5th anniversary, producer/director Naoki Yoshida has shared a message via the Final Fantasy XIV 5th anniversary website. You can check it out below. It's been five years since A Realm Reborn launched on August 27, 2013, and almost eight years since I started working...


Final Fantasy XIV - 5 months ago

Monster Hunter: World's Rathalos arrives in Final Fantasy XIV on August 7

Square Enix has announced that the “King of the Skies,” Rathalos, from Capcom's Monster Hunter: World will arrive in Final Fantasy XIV on August 7, 2018. This event will launch alongside Patch 4.36, and will of course feature numerous unique mechanics included as a homage to Monster Hunter: World and its...

Final Fantasy XIV - 5 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV's Behemoth arrives in Monster Hunter: World on August 1

Capcom has announced that Final Fantasy XIV's Behemoth update will be released for Monster Hunter: World on August 1 (5PM PT) / August 2 (1AM BST). This free update will be available worldwide for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. You can check out the new trailer for it below. ...

Final Fantasy XIV - 6 months ago

Former SOE president reveals likely reason FFXIV won't release on Xbox One or Switch

Ever since Final Fantasy XIV re-launched in 2013, the Final Fantasy XIV team led by producer/director Naoki Yoshida have always wanted to release their game on other consoles, beginning with Xbox 360, Xbox One and most recently Nintendo Switch. Back then, it was actually Microsoft's fault it was not available on...


Final Fantasy XIV - 6 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Companion App launches in late July

Square Enix has announced that the long in-development Final Fantasy XIV Companion App will launch on iOS and Android in late July 2018. The Companion App will allow you to chat with other players, check out the market board and buy/sell items. Those who pay 500 Yen for the Premium Plan will...

Final Fantasy XIV - 6 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV and Monster Hunter: World collaboration event revealed

The Final Fantasy series for the first time in years has almost nothing going on at E3 this year, but a collaboration event between Final Fantasy XIV and Capcom's Monster Hunter: World was announced however. Announced during Square Enix's E3 2018 Showcase, the “King of the Skies,” Rathalos, from Monster Hunter:...

Final Fantasy XIV - 7 months ago

Yoshida and Keita Amemiya discuss the monsters in Final Fantasy XIV's Ivalice content

In a video interview with IGN, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and guest creator Keita Amemiya discuss the monsters in Final Fantasy XIV's Ivalice content. Amemiya discusses the challenges of balancing what parts to keep and add in the monsters and how he hopes Yoshida and the Final Fantasy XIV...


Final Fantasy XIV - 7 months ago

Yoshida and Matsuno discuss Ivalice in FFXIV and their admiration of each others games

In a video interview with IGN, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and guest creator Yasumi Matsuno discuss Ivalice in Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3 and their admiration of each other and each other's games. Matsuno also discusses how working on this project was different to others and...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 7 months ago

Check out Mobius Final Fantasy's newest playable character, Y'shtola

The latest Ultimate Hero has arrived in the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy and it's none other than Final Fantasy XIV's Y'shtola. She is of course a Mage and if you're lucky enough to summon her you will be able to use her everywhere in the game. She joins Lightning,...

Final Fantasy XIV - 7 months ago

Minagawa, Matsuno and Suzuki discuss the graphical evolution of Ivalice

In the second part of IGN's video interview series with some of the creators of the Ivalice content in Final Fantasy XIV, art director Hiroshi Minagawa, guest creator Yasumi Matsuno and art team lead Takeo Suzuki discuss the graphical evolution of Ivalice. From Final Fantasy Tactics to Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy...